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Hebrew Sunday School Society of Philadelphia (Pa.) Records: Series 2 and 3

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Series 2: Financial records, 1859-1993, bulk 1920-1980
Series 3: Programs and events, 1873-1993, bulk 1913-1975
 
 
Series 2: Financial records, 1859-1993, bulk 1920-1980
Series 2 is arranged chronologically and dates from 1859 to 1993, with the bulk of the records dating from 1920 to 1980. The records include items that document the accounts, investments, and expenses of the Hebrew Sunday School Society. These records include ledger books, budgets, reports, financial statements, tax documents, sales inventories, reports for the Allied Jewish Appeal, donations and tuition receipts, and some related correspondence. The files demonstrate the various ways in which HSSS continued to provide for the financial solvency of the Sunday schools. Access to records in this series containing staff evaluations is restricted for 75 years from date of creation.
 
Box      Folder      Description
29          13          Ledger of accounts and investments          1859-1902
29          14          Budget and expense reports, invoice          1881, 1892, undated
29          15          Financial statements, bonds, stock certificates, and letters regarding finances          1905, 1918-1920, 1927, 1930-1931, 1935, 1938, 1943-1944
29          16          Ledger of receipts and expenses          1911-1916 
29          17          Ledger of receipts and expenses          1916-1920
30          1          Ledger of receipts and expenses          1920-1923
30          2          Financial reports and budgets          1922-1923, 1925-1937
30          3          Ledger of expenditures, photocopies of cash disbursements journal from 1993          1923-1926, undated
30          4          Monthly financial reports, photocopies of reports from 1980          1923-1926, undated
30          5          Monthly treasurer's reports, other financial reports, many photocopies          1923-1937, 1947-1950, undated
30          6          "Original Source Record," donor index          April 30, 1925
30          7          Ledgers and financial reports for special accounts, stocks and bonds, mortgages          1927-1938, 1940, 1942
30          8          Eugene N Stern Memorial Library for Reference Books expenditures and receipts          1929-1931
30          9          Lists of investments, minutes on budgets, lists of contents of safety vault, letter regarding bonds          1931-1938
30          10          Budgets of "Trial Balance," some photocopies          1932-1937, undated
30          11          Vacation schools budgets          1932-1938
31          1          Lists of award donors, addresses, and names of awards          1932-1941, 1948
31          2          Receipts, correspondence regarding bequests          1934, 1950-1963, 1968
31          3          Financial reports and budgets          1937-1948
31          4          Tax documents, account forms, receipts, bills          1938, 1941, 1948, 1960, 1968-1980, 1984-1985
31          5          Financial resolutions, staff contribution form, account balance, and tribute fund card          1939, 1948, 1966, undated
31          6          Budgets and correspondence related to financial matters, many photocopies          1939, 1949-1952, 1970-1974, 1979-1980
31          7          City income tax notices, staff and expense reports          1940-1941, 1943, 1945
31          8          Federation of Jewish Charities: Monthly financial receipts          1941-1942
31          9          Budget, notes          1941-1943
31          10          Budget, notes          1942-1943
31          11          Federation of Jewish Agencies: Monthly financial reports          1942-1943
31          12          Budget, correspondence          1942-1944
31          13          Budget, salary information          1943-1946
31          14          Budget, Federation of Jewish Charities monthly financial reports          1944-1945
31          15          Budget          1945-1947
31          16          Budget and salary records          1945-1947
31          17          Jewish National Fund: Receipts, tree fund, correspondence          1946, 1950-1953, 1957-1973
32          1          Budget and salary information, notes          1946-1947
32          2          Budget, notes          1946-1948
32          3          Budget, notes          1946-1948
32          4          Budget, notes          1946-1948
32          5          Salary lists, budgets, enrollment statistics, and staff evaluations [Restricted]          1947-1949
32          6          Staff salary lists and school finance reports          1947-1949
32          7          First Pennsylvania Banking and Trust Company: Account documents, safe deposit rental, deposit book          1947-1950, 1953-1954, 1958-1962, 1966-1972
32          8          Correspondence and reports regarding budgets, outline of class at Har Zion Temple          1948, 1950, 1953, 1961, 1970-1973
32          9          Budget, finance notes, salary lists          1948-1950
32          10          Budgets, salary and expense reports, notes          1948-1950
32          11          Budgets and salary lists          1949-1950
32          12          Budgets and salary lists          1949-1951
32          13          Budgets and letters regarding finances          1950-1952
32          14          Budgets, budgets requests, and expense reports          1950-1952
32          15          Budgets and expenses, enrollment statistics          1950-1952
32          16          Budget, cost of living reports, expenses and salary lists          1951-1953
32          17          Financial reports, notes and expenses, budgets          1951-1953
33          1          Budgets, letters regarding allocations, financial reports, and notes          1951-1954
33          2          Sales receipts, letters          1952, 1955-1956
33          3          Financial reports, notes, memoranda, budget, and expenses          1952-1953
33          4          Budgets, salary lists, enrollment costs          1952-1954
33          5          Proposed budgets, staff lists, and notes          1952-1954
33          6          Proposed budgets and notes on finances          1953-1954
33          7          Sales, job logs, letters          1953-1955
33          8          Sales costs and catalog          1954
33          9          Monthly financial reports, sales inventory          1954, 1956, 1959
33          10          Monthly financial reports, sales inventory          1954, 1956-1957
33          11          Monthly financial reports, sales inventory          1954, 1956-1957, 1960
33          12          Monthly financial reports, sales inventory          1954-1955
33          13          Sales inventory, work reports          1954-1955, 1957
33          14          Monthly financial reports, sales inventory          1954-1956
33          15          Sales correspondence          1954-1956
33          16          Monthly financial reports, sales inventory          1955-1957
33          17          Monthly financial reports, sales inventory          1956-1957
33          18          Monthly financial reports, sales inventory          1957-1960
33          19          Reports for the Allied Jewish Appeal          1958-1959
34          1          Reports for the Allied Jewish Appeal          1959-1960
34          2          Reports for the Allied Jewish Appeal          1960-1961
34          3          Correspondence, reports, and memoranda regarding budget with Federation of Jewish Agencies          1960-1961, 1964-1965, 1967
34          4          Budget and staff salaries          1960-1962
34          5          Reports for the Allied Jewish Appeal          1961
34          6          Reports for the Allied Jewish Appeal          1961-1962
34          7          Reports for the Allied Jewish Appeal          1962-1963
34          8          Estate of Howard S Levy          1962-1967
34          9          Reports for the Allied Jewish Appeal          1963
34          10          Tuition and scholarship budgets, financial reports, notes          1963-1964, 1970
34          11          Letters and reports regarding budget from Federation of Jewish Agencies          1963-1965
34          12          Reports for the Allied Jewish Appeal          1964
34          13          Proposed and final budgets, salary request forms, tuition statements, letters regarding finances          1965-1969, 1974-1975
34          14          Check stubs and withdrawal slips          1966, 1969, undated
34          15          Donations and receipts          1966-1970
35          1          Educational Fund donations and receipts          1966-1970
35          2          Allocation reports for Federation of Jewish Agencies          1967
35          3          125th Anniversary receipts          1968-1969
35          4          Jewish National Fund: Receipts, tree fund          1968-1970
35          5          Alumni Association savings slips          1969-1970
35          6          Elwin Institute: Tuition receipts          1969-1970
35          7          Budgets and correspondence regarding finances          1969-1971
35          8          Annual reports          1969-1971, 1976, 1987, 1989
35          9          Jewish National Fund: Receipts, memorial lists          1970-1971
35          10          Elwin Institute: Tuition receipts, correspondence, clipping          1970-1973
35          11          Correspondence, notes, and reports regarding budgets          1971, 1974-1975
35          12          Jewish National Fund: Receipts, flyers, stamps          1972-1975
35          13          Letters, reports regarding budget          1973-1975, 1978-1982
35          14          Financial statements          1974-1975, 1978, 1982
36          1          Financial statements          1974-1975, 1978, 1982
36          2          Correspondence, notes, and reports regarding budgets          1975-1977
36          3          Financial statements          1976
36          4          Budget reports and revisions with related correspondence, includes photocopies and notes          1977-1978, undated
36          5          Receipts for supplies for Caren Levine Art Enrichment course          1978
36          6          Budget forms and reports          1989-1993
36          7          Budgets from 1977 to 1979 (photocopies)          undated
36          8          Financial reports regarding distribution of income and expenditures          undated
36          9          Ledger of receipts and expenses          undated
36          10          Photocopies of reports for the Allied Jewish Appeal          undated
 
 
Series 3: Programs and events, 1873-1993, bulk 1913-1975
Series 3 is arranged alphabetically by program or event and then chronologically within each section. These records date from 1873 to 1993, with the bulk of the records dating from 1913 to 1975. Included in this series are records relating to various events including annual Anniversary celebrations (which include an annual luncheon and the graduation exercises), the Evelyn A. Margolis Memorial Lecture Series, various school programs, exhibitions, and staff conferences. Records for events generally consist of programs and invitations, correspondence and notes, guest and attendance lists, press releases and other publicity materials, committee lists and minutes, speeches, clippings, and donation records. Additionally, Anniversary celebration records frequently include lists of graduates and scholarship award winners, Award Fund donation forms, and notices to parents. Some reel-to-reel tape recordings of lectures and other events are also included in this series.
 
Box      Folder      Description
36          11          50th Anniversary: Program          March 3, 1888
36          12          75th Anniversary: Clippings          1913
36          13          75th Anniversary: Correspondence          1913
36          14          75th Anniversary: Invitation          circa 1913
36          15          90th Anniversary: List of subscribers          1927
36          16          90th Anniversary: Opening remarks by Dr. Cyrus Adler          March 4, 1928
36          17          90th Anniversary: Correspondence          1928
36          18          90th Anniversary: Invitations          1928
36          19          90th Anniversary: Program and correspondence          1928
36          20          90th Anniversary: Photocopies of clippings from 1928          undated
36          21          96th Anniversary: Clippings          1934, undated
36          22          100th Anniversary: Guest lists, officers lists          1937
37          1          100th Anniversary: Clippings          1937-1938
37          2          100th Anniversary: Committee lists          1937-1938
37          3          100th Anniversary: Correspondence, letters from graduates          1937-1938
37          4          100th Anniversary: Correspondence          1937-1938
37          5          100th Anniversary: Ledger and invoices          1937-1938
37          6          100th Anniversary: Lists of contributors, committee chairman, sponsors, acceptances and refusals          1937-1938
37          7          100th Anniversary: Pageant material including letters, student lists, script          1937-1938
37          8          100th Anniversary: Address by Evelyn Margolis          1938
37          9          100th Anniversary: Invitations          1938
37          10          100th Anniversary: Program, committee lists, speeches, and other publicity          1938
37          11          100th Anniversary: Publicity, committee reports          1938, undated
37          12          100th Anniversary: Photocopies of clippings from 1937 to 1938          undated
37          13          122nd Anniversary: Letters, programs, notes, and speech regarding graduation and Annual Awards Fund          1959-1960
37          14          122nd Anniversary: Notes, press release programs, and songs for graduation          1959-1960
37          15          123rd Anniversary: Correspondence, invitation, list of contributors          1961
37          16          123rd Anniversary: Correspondence, program, clippings          1961
37          17          123rd Anniversary: Program, speeches          1961
37          18          125th Anniversary: Correspondence          1962-1963, 1966
37          19          125th Anniversary: Address by Dr Sidney M Fish          1963
37          20          125th Anniversary: Address by Professor Edmund N Cahn          1963
37          21          125th Anniversary: Clippings          1963
37          22          125th Anniversary: Exhibit display records, item loan lists          1963
38          1          125th Anniversary: Guest book          1963
38          2          125th Anniversary: Guest list          1963
38          3          125th Anniversary: Letters and notes from alumni          1963
38          4          125th Anniversary: Press releases          1963
38          5          125th Anniversary: Programs, invitation, graduation lists, speeches          1963
38          6          125th Anniversary: Program, marching and seating instructions, speeches          1963
38          7          125th Anniversary: Sponsor lists and drafts of speeches          1963
38          8          125th Anniversary: List of honor roll students since 1874, historical writing          circa 1963
38          9          126th Anniversary: Pamphlet          1964
38          10          126th Anniversary: Program, invitation, press release, contributors lists, student lists          1964
38          11          127th Anniversary: Programs, announcements, speeches          1965
38          12          128th Anniversary: Program, press release, invitation          1966
38          13          129th Anniversary: Annual Fund donation forms          1967
38          14          130th Anniversary: Annual Fund donation forms, letters, programs          1968
38          15          130th Anniversary: Letters, program, notes          1968
38          16          130th Anniversary: Program, guest list, news releases, contribution list          1968
38          17          130th Anniversary: Program, press release, correspondence          1968
39          1          132nd Anniversary: Awards Fund donation forms, programs          1970
39          2          134th Anniversary: Program, invitations, lists of students          1972
39          3          135th Anniversary: Program, correspondence, clippings          1973
39          4          136th Anniversary: Programs and correspondence          1974
39          5          137th Anniversary: Programs, students lists, letters          1975
39          6          140th Anniversary: Correspondence and notes          1977-1978
39          7          140th Anniversary: Correspondence, notes, newspaper clipping          1977-1978
39          8          142nd Anniversary: Program and correspondence          1980
39          9          146th Anniversary: Address given by Lee B Leopold at closing luncheon          June 12, 1984
39          10          146th Anniversary: Luncheon invitation          June 1984
39          11          150th Anniversary: Programs and publicity materials, letter          1988
39          12          Anniversary celebrations: Programs          1873-1899
39          13          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, letters, and script for "This is Your Life, Hebrew Sunday School"          1877, 1882-1888, 1906, 1910-1913, 1930-1959, 1965-1985
39          14          Anniversary celebrations: Programs and invitations (1 of 3)          1888, 1913, 1930-1939, 1940-1948, 1954-1959, 1964, 1968-1972, 1979-1984
40          1          Anniversary celebrations: Programs and invitations (2 of 3)          1888, 1913, 1930-1939, 1940-1948, 1954-1959, 1964, 1968-1972, 1979-1984
40          2          Anniversary celebrations: Programs and invitations (3 of 3)          1888, 1913, 1930-1939, 1940-1948, 1954-1959, 1964, 1968-1972, 1979-1984
40          3          Anniversary celebrations: Programs from 50th, 125th, and 130th anniversaries          1888, 1963, 1968
40          4          Anniversary celebrations: Programs          1888-1901, 1906-1911
40          5          Anniversary celebrations: Programs          1900-1907, 1909
40          6          Anniversary celebrations: Programs          1910-1919
40          7          Anniversary celebrations: Programs          1920-1929
40          8          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, invitations, related correspondence, and students lists, some photocopies (1 of 2)          1920-1935, 1951-1959, 1972-1984, undated
41          1          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, invitations, related correspondence, and students lists, some photocopies (2 of 2)          1920-1935, 1951-1959, 1972-1984, undated
41          2          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, guest lists, photocopy of clipping          1926-1929, 1934, 1937, 1940-1948, 1968, 1974
41          3          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, correspondence, press releases, memoranda          1928, 1938, 1977-1978, 1986-1987
41          4          Anniversary celebrations: Programs          1928-1929, 1938-1945
41          5          Anniversary celebrations: Programs          1930-1939
41          6          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, minutes, and reports, lists of graduates          1938, 1963, undated
41          7          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, letters, readings and speeches          1938-1944
41          8          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, invitation cards, letters, students lists          1939-1946, 1956
41          9          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, student lists, speeches          1940-1944
41          10          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, invitations, lists of prize winners          1940-1948, 1953, 1956-1958
41          11          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, 1940-1949
41          12          Anniversary celebrations: Programs and publicity materials          1943-1949, 1954-1973, 1982-1983
41          13          Anniversary celebrations: Programs and invitations          1946, 1955, 1976, 1987-1992
41          14          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, letter, speech          1948, 1956, 1970-1974, 1982
42          1          Anniversary celebrations: Programs          1950-1967
42          2          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, clippings, student lists          1954, 1964-1968
42          3          Anniversary celebrations: Programs and invitations          1958-1966
42          4          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, notes, letters, and forms regarding graduation and Annual Awards Fund          1960
42          5          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, speeches, invitation, correspondence          1960-1961
42          6          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, notices to parents          1961
42          7          Anniversary celebrations: Student lists, speeches, notes, and buttons regarding graduation and students awards          1961-1962
42          8          Anniversary celebrations: Student lists, yearbook, programs regarding graduation, student photographs          1961-1962
42          9          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, speeches, and clippings          1961-1967
42          10          Anniversary celebrations: Draft programs, musical selections, marching and seating instructions          1963, 1968
42          11          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, students lists, press releases          1964
42          12          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, "The Hebrew Sunday School Society of Philadelphia: Perspective and Promise"          1964, 1972-1977, 1980-1984
42          13          Anniversary celebrations: Program, letters, student lists          1967-1969
42          14          Anniversary celebrations: Awards Fund donation forms          1973-1974
42          15          Anniversary celebrations: Luncheon invitations          1977, 1980-1981, 1985
42          16          Anniversary celebrations: Programs, correspondence, award lists          1981-1983
42          17          Association of Alumni, Teachers, and Friends: Programs, invitations, letters, notices          1968-1969, 1973, 1976, 1979, 1987
42          18          Clippings, programs, correspondence, and lists regarding graduation, anniversary, lecture, and other events          1927, 1945-1949, 1957, 1961-1964, 1967
42          19          Evelyn A. Margolis Memorial Lecture: Program, correspondence, invitation          1961, undated
43          1          Evelyn A. Margolis Memorial Lecture: Programs, correspondence, committee minutes, photocopies of clippings          1961-1963, undated
43          2          Evelyn A. Margolis Memorial Lecture: Programs, letters, contributions list, press release, committee minutes          1962-1963, undated
43          3          Evelyn A. Margolis Memorial Lecture: Program, invitation, letters, committee list and minutes, photocopies of clippings          1962-1964, undated
43          4          Evelyn A. Margolis Memorial Lecture: Program, invitation, letters, photocopies of clippings          1964-1965, undated
43          5          Evelyn A. Margolis Memorial Lecture: Program, letters, speech, financial records, photocopies of clippings          1966, undated
43          6          Evelyn A. Margolis Memorial Lecture: Reel-to-reel tapes          1966-1967
43          7          Evelyn A. Margolis Memorial Lecture: Invitation, letters, financial records, photocopies of clippings          1966-1967, undated
43          8          Evelyn A. Margolis Memorial Lecture: Program, invitation, letters, committee list, photocopies of clippings          1967-1968, undated
43          9          Evelyn A. Margolis Memorial Lecture: Programs, memoranda, notes, and photocopies of clippings          1968-1969
43          10          Evelyn A. Margolis Memorial Lecture: Program, invitation, letters, financial records, photocopy of clipping          1968-1969, undated
43          11          Evelyn A. Margolis Memorial Lecture: Letters, notes, memoranda regarding event planning          1969-1970
43          12          "An Exhibition of Judaica" program          October 1954
43          13          First Elite Program Graduation: Press release, speeches, invitation, student lists          1966
43          14          Grace Aguilar School: Purim Program          March 19, 1960
43          15          Information and publicity materials for summer clubs and programs          1938, 1947
43          16          Jennie Sichel Testimonial Dinner: Programs and clipping          1945
43          17          National Bible Contest: Correspondence, list of participants, and pamphlet          1965
43          18          Passover: Handwritten and typed guides          circa 1971
43          19          Pilgrimage to grave of Rebecca Gratz notice, speech, and notes          1963, undated
43          20          Programs for Hebrew Sunday School Society Annual Meeting and Annual Staff Conference          1975, 1978-1979, 1991, 1993
43          21          Programs, speech cards from anniversary celebration, objectives and curriculum of Hebrew Sunday School Society          1938, undated
43          22          Rebecca Gratz Exhibition: Program, clipping, and exhibit log          1963, 1969
43          23          Rebecca Gratz Exhibition: Letters, photocopies of clippings, and programs          1969
43          24          "Sh Shalom" program: Letters, notes, publicity flyers          1949-1950
43          25          Staff conference: Correspondence, memoranda, and reports          1956-1957, 1971-1978
44          1          Staff conference: Program, notes, letters thanking participants          1967
44          2          Staff conference: Program, notices, letters thanking participants          1967-1968
44          3          Staff conference: Letters and programs          1968-1969, 1975, 1981
44          4          Staff conference: Programs, workshop kits          1968-1977, 1984
44          5          Staff conference: Program and announcement, letters thanking participants          1969, 1970
44          6          Staff conference: Program, draft of address, letters thanking participants clippings         1970
44          7          Staff conference: Programs          1975-1976, 1979-1980
44          8          Various lectures: Reel-to-reel tapes          1961, 1963
44          9          Various lectures: Reel-to-reel tapes and LP          1966-1967, undated
45          1          Various lectures: Reel-to-reel tapes          1969-1970